Academic Internship - Operations and Innovation Management


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

This module is based on knowledge obtained at the 2nd semester of the Master’s programme in Operations and Innovation Management with specialisation in Global Management

Learning objectives


  • Have gained knowledge and understanding of theoretical reflective work
  • Have developed an understanding of the role of technology in global organisation.


  • Be able to describe the problem solved and the criteria applied for its solution
  • Be able to evaluate the concepts, theories and methodologies applied in the solution of the problem
  • Be able to account for the choices made during the solution of the problem, and to substantiate that these are made on a high professional level
  • Be able to assess the limitations of the concepts, theories and methodologies applied in the solution of the problem.
  • Can combine technological insights with market and business related considerations in the design of innovative business systems and value chains.


  • Be able to analyse and solve an actual problem of industrial relevance through application of systematic research and development processes, including advanced analytical, experimental, and/or numerical methods and models.
  • Can give emphasis to the creative deployment and importance of technologies in the creation of global business systems and value chains.

Type of instruction

The student is included in the company’s daily work. Concurrent to the work in the company, the student makes a report which is evaluated after ending the internship.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 30 ECTS course module the expected workload is 900 hours for the student.



Name of examAcademic Internship - Operations and Innovation Management
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination

Facts about the module

Danish titleProjektorienteret forløb I en virksomhed - Værdikæder og innovationsledelse
Module codeM-OIM-KK3-4
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Industry and Global Business Development
DepartmentDepartment of Materials and Production
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science